The awaited return of a familiar face is going to have to wait.
Per reports, tight end Benjamin Watson who is eligible to come off his suspension, will not travel with the team to Washington.
Patriots TE Benjamin Watson will not travel with the team to Washington and is out for the game tomorrow, per league source. He can be activated to the 53-man roster by Monday at 4 PM EST.
— Field Yates (@FieldYates) October 5, 2019
The Patriots will be stuck with Matt LaCosse and Ryan Izzo for another week at the position.
The Patriots have until Monday to activate Watson or he becomes a free agent.